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COVID-19 Information for National Emergency Training Center Students

Note: effective July 28, 2021, all Federal employees, onsite contractors, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status or level of COVID transmission in your local area, are required to wear a mask inside all DHS workspaces and Federal buildings.

Extended Outage

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8:00 AM EST. This is a planned three (3) day EXTENDED OUTAGE, ending Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:00 PM EST. All EMI web services will be unavailable for this time period. Please contact us if you experience any issues outside of this maintenance window.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to monitor the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the CDC is encouraging organizations to promote social distancing, hold meetings via videoconferencing, reduce non-essential travel, and adjust or postpone events and gatherings. We also continue to evaluate the local and national situation and will provide regular updates.

Students will be notified in advance concerning the status of their on-campus course offering.

We thank you for your understanding, and we invite you to visit our extensive catalog of Independent Study Courses as well as classroom courses available by virtual delivery.

Campus Emergency Management Resources

FEMA Emergency Planning for Higher Education Training

Colleges and Universities are not immune to tragedies and catastrophic incidents, but with community building, planning, training and exercises our nations campuses can become resilient. The risks that academic campuses face encompass both natural and man-made disasters.

Through rigorous research and collaboration with state, local, and private-sector partners, the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) has determined that an effective step toward creating resilience is to develop all-hazard exercise-based training courses. The courses developed and delivered highlight the importance of comprehensive planning as well as the important relationships that need to be established during a response to emergencies involving institutions of higher education. Below are links to EMI’s current offerings

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